Monthly Archives: July 2009

Microsoft Releases Seadragon – High Resolution Photo Zoom Sharing Service

  Microsoft’s Seadragon can share any image on the web as a zoomable photo. Point Seadragon at any image you’ve got on the web, and you’ve got a zoomable viewer. Share the link on Facebook, Twitter, or through email or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Software Development Kits for Bing Developers

  Bing Map Control SDK 6.2 software development kit (SDK) provides programming reference and how-to topics for getting started with the map control for Bing Maps. You can use this control to build your own Web sites that use Bing maps. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Bing for Windows Mobile 6.x Devices

  Bing for Windows Mobile 6.x Devices – Quickly search for local businesses, get maps and directions, see latest traffic conditions, and even find local movie showtimes, wherever you are.   Click Here for All Free Bing Software & Resources

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BuddyFuse Releases Windows Live Web Messenger

  Microsoft retired MSN Web Messenger on June 30th, leaving us without MSN’s Web (Based) Messenger.   Now, BuddyFuse, the creators of the MSN Messenger  extension, has released an early preview of their new Azure hosted version of Web (Based) Messenger.  (Thanks Sunshine) … Continue reading

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Microsoft Research Releases “Page Hunt” – Bing Web Search Game

  Microsoft’s Research Lab has released Page Hunt a game where you search in reverse:  you’re shown a web page, which you have to "hunt down" using queries sent to Bing.  When you see the web page, think of a … Continue reading

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Laplink Releases “PCmover” Utility for Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7

  While Microsoft will NOT allow "direct" upgrades from Windows XP to Windows 7 — Laplink’s "PCmover" WILL offers an upgrade path from Windows XP to Windows 7. NOTE 1: I’ve successfully used Laplink "back in the day" migrating Windows … Continue reading

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Free Utility Creates “Bootable USB Drive” for Windows 7 Installations

  Fellow Windows Desktop Experience MVP, Vishal Gupta, has released "A Bootable USB" application to automatically create a bootable USB drive to install Windows 7 on your computer without an optical drive. (Thanks TechNet)  –> Download "A Bootable USB"   … Continue reading

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Windows Live Writer Plug-in: Paste Visual Studio Code

  Microsoft’s CodePlex has released a Windows Live Writer: Plug-in Paste VS Code that helps you paste Visual Studio code into your blog with font/color info preserved. Paste VS Code Features:   Retains background color Unindents and trims leading/trailing blank lines … Continue reading

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MSDN Blogger Recommends Free “Mobile Media Center” for Windows Mobile Devices

  Microsoft MSDN Blogger, Rob Margel, is recommending OABsoftware’s free Mobile Media Center for your Windows Mobile Device. Mobile Media Center Features:   Listen to Music Watch Pictures Play Videos Keep up with RSS Feeds / Podcasts / Vodcasts     … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Security Audit Events” for Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2

  Security Audit Events an Excel spreadsheet listing all security audit events for Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2. "You can use Windows security and system logs to record and store collected security events so that you can track key … Continue reading

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